Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-21 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 4:39 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Here is an idea for a federal policy plan to end the broadband access problems. How about Base Station Licenses instead of 10,000 square mile licenses like

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-21 Thread Dawn DiPietro
Mark, As quoted; Income is, of course, a factor in broadband adoption. As the table on page three shows, 15% of those who live in households with income under $30,000 annually have broadband compared with 57% of those in households

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-21 Thread Tom DeReggi
. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2006 12:27 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Tom DeReggi wrote: Peter

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-21 Thread Tom DeReggi
- Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2006 12:27 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Tom DeReggi wrote: Peter, Other figures from research firms like Forrester show that only about 40

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-21 Thread Tom DeReggi
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Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16thAmong IndustrializedNations

2006-09-21 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
, September 18, 2006 11:14 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16thAmong IndustrializedNations We are actually at the point where about 68% of the US population has Internet. The rest don't own a computer or do not want Internet. Some of that 68% is still on dial-up. For some

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition LeavesU.S.16th Among IndustrializedNations

2006-09-21 Thread Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181
: [WISPA] Lack of Competition LeavesU.S.16th Among IndustrializedNations Peter, I do not agree with those statistics. Why would anyone prefer DialUp for the same price? Don't think so. A large part of that 68% are DialUp Users NOT by choice. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-21 Thread John Scrivner
Tom DeReggi wrote: Scriv,Congrads on the spectrum win. Thank you. What are you doing about equipment to operate in that spectrum range? That is the $100,000 question right now. 802.16e for mobility and fixed wireless is designed strictly for TDD use. I have paired frequencies which

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16thAmong IndustrializedNations

2006-09-21 Thread Travis Johnson
www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam - Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 11:14 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16thAmong IndustrializedNations We are actually at the point where

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-21 Thread Matt Liotta
I wouldn't think you would be required to use FDD. 802.16e supports varying channel widths, so you could for example deploy a multi-point system with two 10Mhz channels or six 3Mhz channels all TDD. -Matt John Scrivner wrote: Tom DeReggi wrote: Scriv,Congrads on the spectrum win. Thank

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-21 Thread John Scrivner
The NTIA only allows the use of the 1710 to 1720 MHz band that I now have in CMA401 to be used with a max EIRP for the system (radio plus antenna) of 1 watt and a max height above average terrain of 30 feet. Their is NO practical use of 1710 to 1720 MHz as a tower base station frequency,

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread Peter R.
] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 7:49 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S.16th Among IndustrializedNations Peter R. wrote: We are actually at the point where about 68% of the US population has Internet. The rest

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread Peter R.
It is a lack of federal policy. Every nation that has a federal policy on teelcom/BB/internet has strong penetration and competition - and cheaper rates. Granted there are lots of debates about why some countries are cheaper, and have more users, but the fact remains that the FCC has failed -

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread Peter R.
It is a lack of federal policy. Every nation that has a federal policy on telecom/BB/internet has strong penetration and competition - and cheaper rates. Granted there are lots of debates about why some countries are cheaper, and have more users, but the fact remains that the FCC has failed -

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread cw
Disparaging remarks of this nature are dysfunctional. Opinions are like assholes; everybody has one but nobody wants to hear it. - cw Mark Koskenmaki wrote: I can't believe that someone would be dumb enough to write this... The biggest problem is a lack of FEDERAL POLICY Oh, please.

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread Robert Kim Wireless Internet Advisor
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Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread Robert Kim Wireless Internet Advisor
ps... i guess i shoulda quoted the last post... oops! Disparaging remarks of this nature are dysfunctional. Opinions are like assholes; everybody has one but nobody wants to hear it. - cw On 9/20/06, Robert Kim Wireless Internet Advisor [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've got an anal sphincter too!

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
- Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 11:19 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition It is a lack of federal policy. Every nation that has a federal policy on teelcom/BB/internet has

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread Tom DeReggi
to convert Dial Up from. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Peter R. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 9:58 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Which

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread Sam Tetherow
Wow, if they really believe that, I wonder how they expect the American public to buy a car? Gee, Ford, Chevy, GMC, KIA, Toyota, Subaru ... Econo, Sedan, Van, SUV, Pickup ... Sheesh, I guess I'll just walk to work. Buying groceries oh Lord I'm suprised we haven't starved to death in the

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread Anthony Will
I have a $30 plan for 390K and a $40 plan for 2M, more than 80% of my customers are on the $30 plan because it meets their needs. It doesn't matter to them that for only $10 more a month they can get 5 times the speed. Actually you did that to your self. Your 80% is dead on. You see you

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition

2006-09-20 Thread Peter R.
Tom DeReggi wrote: Peter, Other figures from research firms like Forrester show that only about 40% of Americans have high-speed connections at home, 30% rely on dial-up and 25% don’t have any Internet connections at all! I do not disagree with those statistics. I disagree with your

[WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among Industrialized Nations

2006-09-18 Thread Dawn DiPietro
U.S. Still Lags In Broadband Access Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among Industrialized Nations By Martin H. Bosworth ConsumerAffairs.Com September 17, 2006 The constant refrain of major telecommunications and cable companies is that there's heavy competition for the Internet user's

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among IndustrializedNations

2006-09-18 Thread Mark Koskenmaki
] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among IndustrializedNations U.S. Still Lags In Broadband Access Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among Industrialized Nations By Martin H. Bosworth ConsumerAffairs.Com September 17, 2006 The constant refrain of major telecommunications and cable

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among IndustrializedNations

2006-09-18 Thread Peter R.
We are actually at the point where about 68% of the US population has Internet. The rest don't own a computer or do not want Internet. Some of that 68% is still on dial-up. For some it is a price thing. For some it is not understanding technology. For some it is to make the experience painful

Re: [WISPA] Lack of Competition Leaves U.S. 16th Among IndustrializedNations

2006-09-18 Thread George Rogato
Peter R. wrote: We are actually at the point where about 68% of the US population has Internet. The rest don't own a computer or do not want Internet. Some of that 68% is still on dial-up. For some it is a price thing. For some it is not understanding technology. For some it is to make the